♂ Name Thorvald – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Thorvald

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Thorvald is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Thorvald

Thorvald is a Scandinavian variant of Thorwald, which is a German and Swedish name of Nordic-Germanic origin. The original Old Norse form is Þórvaldr.

Meaning of Thorvald

The name Thorvald is made up of the elements “Thor” (refers to the Germanic and Norse God of thunder Thor) and “waltan”, which means “to rule” (from Old Norse “valdr”). Therefore Thorvald means “Thor’s ruler”.

Pronunciation of Thorvald

Alternate spelling of Thorvald

Thorwald Torwald

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